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differently. >>> for all the talk of scandal at the highest levels of u.s. command these days let's remember there are 68,000 men and women serving in afghanistan tonight. and every day for 11 years they and thousand before them have done us proud, more than 2,000,02,000 laying down their lives for us. jake tapper remembers. on the day jake's son was born, our white house correspondent heard the story of other american sons at one far out post and a terrible battle. jake set out on a three-year quest to bring us their story from the northwest reaches of afghanistan. >> what's up, dude? >> not a thing. >> reporter: for years the troops at combat outpost keating feared they were sitting ducks. located at the bottom of three steep mountains 14 miles from the pakistan border. and when the taliban attack finally did happen in october 2009, seen here in this terrifying video posted months later, the 53 u.s. troops there were horribly outnumbered by 400 enemy fighters. >> well were alone, isolated. air support was too far away. that location was indefensible. >> reporter: why was the doomed outpost
the local races, there was only one incumbent who didn't keep his seat in the house or u.s. senate republican representative lost in district 6. he was elected for the first time in 1992 and the 86-year- old was the second oldest member in the house of representatives. >>> congressman harris is now the only republican to serve maryland in the federal government. abc2 news brian kuebler spent election night with the state's republican party with the candidate at bwi west in linthicum and has more reaction to the big win. >> reporter: the voters of district one put him in office for a second straight term in the u.s. house of representatives. he he said the nation faces serious challenges and he has the confidence to take on the challenges and believes in american greatness and he says he will not apologize for it. our government he also added cannot work if only half of our legislature is doing its job laying blame on the gridlock of the last two years on the democratically controlled senate. let's listen to what else he had to say shortly after his speech this evening. >> we are go
ben cardin to the u.s. senate. >> this is day that will change history not just for baltimore not just for maryland but for our country. >> reporter: and it was a night of history for maryland voters passing all major ballot questions including redistricting and the dream act. >> you made the difference. >> reporter: maryland became one of the first states to pass same sex marriage by a popular vote. after a night of celebration they pick up where they left off democrats control the white house and senate and republicans held onto control of the house and with looming economic and employment issues at hand how the two sides will work together this time. >> we have got to stop the partisan politics on both side of the aisle and pull together an make things happen. >> we know the fiscal realities. we have got to deal with it for the sake of the country all of us should put our nation first night not a democratic proposal or republican proposal. we have to come together as a compromise for the good of our country and men -- an american proposal. >> and while we at the stadium with the dem
on a flight to australia, leonpy net taannounced investigation in to the top u.s. commander in afghanistan, john allen is accuse of inappropriate communications with sociolite jill kelly. he name came to light during the weekend, she told the fbi i abuse a harassing email sent by broadwell and set off a chain of events. >> fbi, they call ate preliminary -- it a preliminary investigation. that really caused them to take it all the way through to see what they had. >> pentagon found tens of thousands of emails and documents exchanged between allen and kelly. the nomination is on hold. >>> man suspected in rape cases all along the east coast is expected to plead guilty to an attack. the hearing is set this morning and happening in prince william county in virginia. thomas is charged with abducting three teenage trick or treaters back in 2009 and raping two of them. he is believed to be responsible for attacks on 17 women, since 1977. >>> opening statementses are expected today in the trial of a former buoy state university student who was charged with killing her roommate. simpson is abused o
more than a dozen models, including the prius. 1 million of the cars were sold here in the u.s. and just last month, toyota recalled more than 7 million vehicles for a different problem. >>> there is more pressure on president obama this morning as he meets with business leaders about the nation's economy. the federal budget deficit last month was $120 billion, 22% more than a year ago. it's a sign the country is on track for its fifth-straight annual deficit of more than $1 trillion. the u.s. has not had a surplus since 2001. >>> u.s. airways is reportedly pushing for a merger with american airlines. sources tell bloomberg news, the smaller airline presented a detailed plan to american's creditors yesterday. american would rather exit bankruptcy as an independent carrier and will make its case to its creditors today. >>> well, black friday, the day after thanksgiving, is traditionally the kickoff for the holiday shopping season. but it may not be the best day to go shopping. the least crowded days to shop are the monday, tuesday, and wednesday, and thursday after thanksgiving.
. storm cost airlines about 100 million dollars. and suzuki is giving up on the u.s. auto market and they are filing for bank suptry and auto maker will no longer sell cars here instead it will focus on motorcycles alter rain vehicles and and highser bush wants images of the budweiser beer release -- taken out of the film flight. the character drinks vodka and beer and that distributor is upset. that's america's money. >>> it's -- are's watching the station at that -- you're watching the station that works for you now good morning maryland. >>> back in business. a popular mount washington watering hole opening its doors after fire almost closed them for good. >> talk about home protections. police may a bizarre discovery during a drug bust. we will tell you what they found crawling around inside a suspended drug dealer's home. and we will show you the pictures. >> scary but an interesting story. >> he is a watchdog. >> when you have an alligator. it's tuesday morning election day i am megan sprinkle. >> i am charley crowson before heading out to the polls or take care of your tas
at risk youth. >>> there will be a hearing for u.s. soldier accused of killing several people in afghanistan, robert bails accused of leaving his base under the cover of darkness and gunning down 16 people including nine children in march. he face as death penalty if convicted. >>> one of the greatest rivalries in the country, army- navy. before the mids and cadets can meet, they have to have a match of tug-of-war. part of the contest between annapolis and east port. 1700-foot rope goes across for the longest tug-of-war over the water in the world. navy beat army, annapolis. they beat the fire department in east port. in the bar tenders, they crashed giving the win to the other side. >> it's intimidating. i like the position. it was nice to feel like i was leading the pack. >> there is a rivalry. they think annapolis has been the a rise to cattic -- rise cattic. >> they are winning for a second of 7 tugs. it is a slow recovery progress, people in garrett county, where sandy dumped several feet of snow. >> why it's taking longer than usual. we will show you. >>> the clean up i
wrong. he went to provide those answers. five days after the attack. u.s. ambassador susan rice said the attack was prompted by an antimuslim video that sparked an uprising in egypt. >> it seemed to be hijacked by individual clusters of extremists. >> reporter: the administration said that was based on intelligence that turned out to be wrong. >> as information came in information was put out. the information may not have always been right the first time. >> reporter: republican congressman peter king said he was satisfied with the ultimate conclusion petraeus reached. >> clearly believe this did in the arise out of a demonstration and was clear terrorist involvement. >> reporter: petraeus' appearance on the hill was the first since his resignation last week after an extra marital affair. it did not come up during benghazi but -- >> there was a little awkwardness. >> reporter: they say this provided them a better understanding of what happened. karen travers abc2 news, capitol hill. >>> it's the third day of violence in the middle east. israel said it fired 150 missiles at the palest
at all to susan rice the u.s. ambassador. and, i'm sorry, the u.n. ambassador for the u.s. and says he almost knew immediately this was a terror attack. what he tells congress behind closed doors today should be interesting to shedding some very credible light on what happened there. he was in charge at the time. visited, recently, even after, this whole scandal was coming to light. so, fascinating to be a flay on that wall today should be interesting. >> he is reportedly very eager to disseminate information and discovery over in libya and to share the time line of events as well. >> indeed. we will stay on top of that. >>> fighting between israel and palestinian has come to a temporary halt. israeli officials agreed to stop the wave of air strikes on gaza while the egyptian prime minister visits. >>> there is hope that egypt's leader will be able to broker some sort of truce between hamas and israelis. earlier 100 missiles landed in gaza bringing the death toll there to 19. >>> a record settlement for the worst environmental disaster in u.s. history. bp will pay a $4.5 billion fine a
petraeus. he spoke briefly of the affair that ended his career, but the main topic, that attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. and abc's jonathan karl has the drama today. >> reporter: this afternoon, the first glimpse of david petraeus since he resigned as cia director. earlier, behind closed doors, petraeus began by expressing regret for the affair that ended his career. other than that ten-second apology, the hearings focused entirely on the attack on the u.s. kons late in benghazi, inla. petraeus told the intelligence committee that he knew from the beginning that the attack was the work of terrorists, not protesters. >> he thought all along, he made it clear, that there was significant terrorist involvement. >> reporter: but that's not what the white house was saying, including u.s. ambassador to the u.n., susan rice, who went on television days after the attack, tying it to protests in egypt against an anti-muslim video. but petraeus also told lawmakers that by the time declassified talking points were given to the white house and congress, r references to al qaeda were edited ou
it has in the past, that would cause more instability. >> but at this point, what is the u.s. obligation to israel, for defense in this situation, but also, what kind of pressure to exert? >> reporter: the u.s. has this historic agreement to defend israel and stand by israel. what it hopes to be able to do is encourage israel not to cause too many civilian casualties, like what happened last time. but beyond that, the united states is not going to get involved on the ground. >> where do you place the odds that hamas will listen to the egyptians and, indeed, there will be a cease-fire? >> reporter: i think it's going to take some time. but this, the israelis say, is going to go on. it's not a matter of days, it could be weeks, diane. >> christiane amanpour reporting from jerusalem tonight. thank you so much. >>> and now, back here in the united states, we have news about the scandal that toppled the cia director, former general david petraeus. abc's brian ross look eed into this question. did the two women involved in the scandal try to make a profit off their ties to the officers? here's
in the central u.s.. that's producing the rain right now in that air gentleman and another one just moving on shore in the pacific northwest. our graphics meteorologists here have put together a really nice depiction of how these come together whachlt we're looking at here now is up at the level of the jet stream a couple of disturbances. one here producing the rain in the midwest now and a second more powerful disturbance in the jet stream moving off the pacific northwest. let's see all these move forward in time. as they do this first feature develops this low pressure system which is going to be our nor'easter right here off the southeast coast and then this area right here, this energy that really fuels that and makes that a very intense nor'easter as we get into the wednesday time frame. down at the surface using a computer model of how the precipitation and winds are going to develop we're using the european model here and i want you to particularly pay close attention to the time frame here. by wednesday morning we're already seeing rain working its way into the new york city area.
the u.s. and that country are holding a summit about strengthening defense ties and fighting cyberthreats from countries including china. president obama travels to asia later this week with historic visits in myanmar and cambodia and thailand. >>> in the middle east, growing concerns that israel is being drawn into the syrian civil war. the israeli military says tank scored a direct hit on a launcher after a stray mortar fell into the golan heights. it has already been in turkey and jordan. >>> john macafee. the multimillionaire, macafee, his name, and lives in belize where his next door neighbor has been found shot to death. police describe 67-year-old macafee as a person of interest in the case. >>> three children are among five family members found dead inside a toledo, ohio garage. police believe it is a case of murder/suicide. all five apparently died of carbon monoxide poisoning from truck exhaust piped in through hoses. police say there was a custody battle over the children, ages 10, 6, 5. they had been in the care of their grandparents for a very long time. >>> flor
in my corner. >> before taking over the cia petraeus lead u.s. campaigns in iraq and afghanistan. >>> wall street had one of its worst weeks. both sides are bickering over taxes and spending cuts, which sent the market down more than 2% raising taxes on the wealthiest americans was the center piece of the president's re-election marriage he wants to end tax cuts for those earning more than $250,000 a year but republicans want cuts for everyone. if the two sides cannot agree more than $650 billion in automatic cuttax increases will go into effect. the president called both sides of the white house next week to figure this all out. >>> just in time for ski season, maryland's only ski resort could get a second win. the owners, say they have found a buyer, dc development filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection today they filed papers allowing them to sell it to a kansas city based company. entertainment properties trust is willing to put up more than $20 million for the place. they own several other ski properties. >>> maybe running is your thing this weekend the 4th annual, heath
roadhouse restaurant. every roadhouse restaurant across the u.s. is taking part. more than 08,000 military -- 80,000 military personnel enjoyed free meals last year. >>> one of the best known traditions on thanks giving. bea gaddy's annual holiday feast. >> and preparations are underway to make sure thousands of mouths will get a hot meal this year. and linda so is here to tell us how people are showing their support in the community. linda. >> reporter: well, a huge crowd turned out to donate much needed items to the bea gaddy foundation. it's part of the baltimore county corvettes' club 6 annual food run for bea gaddy. more than 150 corvettes participated to deliver canned goods and other personnel items to the family center in baltimore. >> one the things we try to do with the canned drive is give canned goods and disposable items to the center. >> reporter: bea gaddy's annual thanksgiving meal would not be possible without support from the community. they are looking for volunteers and food donations and tomorrow night 569:30, a baltimore raven will be at the museum on pratt street for
allen is under investigation. 30,000 emails include both allen and kelley's name. another u.s. official said 95% are routine and harmless. allen denies wrong doing. >> the president thinks highly of general allen and the service to his country. >> reporter: as for allen's next move. >> at request of the secretary of defense, the president has put on hold the hearing. >> reporter: the president was surprised. asked whether the scandals with a distraction so soon after the election. >> wouldn't call it welcome. >> reporter: the fbi uncovered hundreds, if not thousands of emails between petraeus and his biographer, paula broadwell, many of them say layious in nature. general allen received an email traced back to broadwell. he told jill kelly about it which may have triggered the investigation. >> new details surrounding that affair comes to light, a look at the fbi's handling of the case. nancy pelosi was briefed by petraeus' replacement mike morrell many said they were surprised they weren't told but many experts said the fbi did the right thing. it's impacting the investigation into the
veterans day in a decade that u.s. troops are not fighting in iraq. >>> and with that, we take a look at weather from across the country on this monday morning. mountain snow in the cascades and north rockies from rain from seattle and portland and boise. some morning frost and freeze warnings in southern california, arizona and new mexico. showers and thunderstorms from cleveland and detroit down to nashville and new orleans. >> beautiful along the east coast. getting up to the 60s from new england to new orleans. mostly 40s in the nation'sed with section and in the northwest. >>> and when we come back this morning, being intriguing new research as scientists try to unlock the mystery of autism. >>> and help wanted. why airlines could be scrambling to get pilots in the cockpit. >>> and twinkies on the brink. a nationwide strike could spell the end for the sugary classic snack cake. >>> welcome back, everybody. and some alarming business news this morning. could this be the end of twinkies? workers are there on strike at hostess bakeries around the country after the company cut wages
event os curred. >> now one of the big questions surrounding the attack is why were there no u.s. marines guarding ambassador chris stevens and three others who were at the consulate. megan the identity of the american who made that decision -- person who made that decision will likely be discussed during the hearings. >>> superstorm sandy ripped through new york leaving parts of the city in shambles and today, president obama will see the devastation firsthand. he's going to meet with victims who are still recovering from the storm. the president will also visit the first responders who helped during the crisis. some people living on long island are still without power. more than two weeks after sandy struck. >>> it appears making a movie about our 16th president has some perks because today the cast and the crew of the new movie "lincoln" are heading to the white house. steven spielberg directed the film and daniel day-lewis is abraham lincoln. >>> news around the nation right now. a hearing is scheduled for the machine accused -- man accused of murdering 6-year-old etan patz m
will meet with labor representatives as well as other progressive groups tomorrow. >>> the u.s. conference of catholic bishops will hold the annual meeting in baltimore today. they will discuss a wide range of issues over the next two days that meeting will take place at the baltimore marriott water front. >>> new figure shows international enrollment at u.s. college and universities grew nearly 6% last year even as total enrollment was levelingoff. much of the growth at public college notably in the midwest. >>> the holocaust survivor and noble peace prize winner will speak at a jewish facility at convention center. >>> studies says exposure to cell phone radiation during pregnancy may lead to hyperactivity. patients should be cautious with the devices and it's recommended that pregnant women hold the phones away from their body when they are using them. >>> when moms give birth, they have all sorts of choicess and advice and among the tips is how to properly breast feed. maryland department of health and mental hygiene announces breast feeding policies and recommendations for hospital st
be against that? it's oysternomics 101. you start with a u.s. senator named ben. by helping restore thousands of acres of oyster beds, he kept hundreds of oystermen on the job... which keeps wholesalers in business... and that means more delivery companies... making deliveries to more restaurants... which hire more workers. and that means more oystermen. it's like he's out here with us. he's my friend, ben. i hope he's your friend, too. i'm ben cardin, and i approved this message. >>> the investigators hold off ahead of the the election. dow jones up almost 20678 the nasdaq up and the s&p 500 up just over three. >> in tonight's consume alert, some hurricane sandy victims say they're being gouged by consumers. they say her chants are hiking -- merchants are hiking prices on essential goods and the new york attorney general is launching an investigation. price gouging is illegal in times of emergency. >> all right. aren't you excited? we're down to the wire. tomorrow is the big day and how the candidates are wrapping up their campaigns >>> hey, a sunny sky. the chill was present. not too far fr
isate commitees in three hours to talk about the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. it killed the u.s. ambassador and three other americans. yesterday, lawmakers watched the video of the attack. >>> you can meet ravens players today while helping out with a good cause. ray rice will be at stuff a bus. the event is happened at the shop rite in at that mownium -- timonium. they are teaming with up mix 106.5 to replenish the food banks and anyone who donates canned good eye teams will have a chance to wayne pair of tickets to a private screening of the twilight saga breaking dawn part 2. >> welcome to purple friday and one of two purple fridays the ravens fan will relish. they head to pittsburgh for a battle with the steelers. ravens are down ray lewis and webb and the steelers lost big ben to a shoulder injury and just like last year the ravens hold a one-game edge in the afc north over pittsburgh. kick off from the burgh 8:20 sunday night. >>> he is part of the team that brought baseball back to baltimore and is getting recognition for it. adam jones came in 6th place in the mvp voting
. an area the size of the u.s. and mexico combined. >> okay, here it comes. >> reporter: meanwhile, back when jim was mounting his first ice cameras, an artist in brooklyn was pushing the kind of machine you use to chalk lines on a ball field. after reading a scary 2001 prediction from nasa that climate change powered storms would wipe out entire neighborhoods, she decided to see which neighborhoods, by marking the high water line around new york city. >> this would be under water. this would be dry, so, there would be a little dry strip down the center of the road and all of this would be under water. >> reporter: her chalk was gone by the time sandy hit, but the lines were right. and in many places, the damage exceeded her worst fears. and suddenly, that wishy washy conversation changed. >> not so much of an "i told you so" as "i'm really sorry this had to happen." the fact it takes something so drastic, despite people in his administration know about it, you know end that it really takes us having a visceral experience to shift even the conversation. >> reporter: right. >> much less a
. the death toll reached 179, including 110 in the u.s. 47 in new york. >>> there is no good place for a boa constrictor to surprise you. >> we will tell you where they found the uninvited guest as good morning maryland begins at 5:00 right now. >>> to expand gaming or not, that's the question facing voters when they head to the polls tomorrow. a refresher of what it could mean for you. >> it took a late game come back but the ravens take care of business in cleveland. >> teams are meeting baltimore and helping victims of hurricane sandy. >>> i hope you had a great weekend, and got to enjoy the sunshine yesterday, enjoy it today. things are changing. >> here is lynette with a look of things to come. >> yes, enjoy today, the sun- cloud mixing it is cold this morning, that's the caveat of today. we have a freeze warning, because the temperatures are so cold, some spotses see the areas here shaded in the purple color, harford county, baltimore county, also howard county, carroll county, frederick, montgomery county, under that until 8:00 this morning dress appropriately for the temperature at 3
costliest storm in u.s. hirks with an estimated damage of some $50 billion. >>> that brings us to tonight's hot topic. the new york city marathon has been canceled. earlier today mayor michael bloomberg said the race was a go because it brought in so much resource but critics were opposed because resources would be diverted from those who need it. >>> well, it is now the most expensive cam pain in maryland ever. it is question seven. the stakes on the table will make the campaign funding look like chum change. >> table games, craps, roulette, poker, back ca rack and blackjack. it could lead to an incredible amount of haven't and jobs or so say those who want question seven to pass. >> i think the table gaming is a huge add to the gambling in maryland. i used to do a lot of business in las vegas. i always said to then mayor o'malley and then governor o'malley, if you want to see a big cat that less for change, look at what's happening in connecticut. >> reporter: credentials are no joke. he's been involved in really big projects like building columbia maryland and casino developments all a
accurate forecast. hey, take a look thshgs is the kweshgs how will sandy ultimately rank along among u.s. power house storms as far as costly. right now it's a $55 5 (500) 000-0000 hit estimated but likely to go higher. katrina was 108 billion and if other are pailing in comparison to this -- pealing in comparison to this. we'll see what happens if sandy overtakes katrina. itis possible. some of the cost and damage in our area. this is a different camera angle. that is a brand new inlet similar to the inlet that was cut in ocean city back in the 1933 great chesapeake bay hurricane. this is route one in delaware, kind of an ominous looking sign and here's the work being done by armies of front end loaders trying to clear that out and. and then we got snow here. awesome skiing for early november. flood states 23 and a half on the conowingo. we never got there with this storm. tonight we got to 18 .07 so not quite the flood state. look at the overall set up, havre degrashgs right now there's not much rain in the forecast so it should be better. mostly cloudy today and tonight under a mostly
's oysternomics 101. you start with a u.s. senator named ben. by helping restore thousands of acres of oyster beds, he kept hundreds of oystermen on the job... which keeps wholesalers in business... and that means more delivery companies... making deliveries to more restaurants... which hire more workers. and that means more oystermen. it's like he's out here with us. he's my friend, ben. i hope he's your friend, too. i'm ben cardin, and i approved this message. a woman used 250,000 pennys to create this. she owned a tatoo gallery and says it was cheaper to grew the money down. she picked up the pennies at a local bank. it took 300 hours to penny tile her floor, which is about 800 square feet. a lot of patience. >> pretty creative. >> really cool. >> seems like the tile would have been easier. i'm just saying. >>> in terms of the weather for today, it's going be cold. put a big coat on the kids. temperature at 38 degrees, we have freeze warnings in spots this morning as well. in to the afternoon, very chilly with the temperature coming in at 50 degrees, the silver line for today is we will get sun
month. for the first time in u.s. history, the number of monthly texts fell. now, that's got some saying they're considering the average cell phone customer sends out around 675 texts a month. that is a bunch, compared to 700 they were sending earlier in the year. but we're not seeing any less communication, they're just finding cheaper ways to do it. despite texting, more of us are using apps like skype, google voice and facebook messenger. >>> if you're married or dating, your relationship may have moved to an entirely new level and you didn't know anything about it. facebook has now taken information by users of what they're saying in the relationship and they've created a page for you whether or not you wanted it. the page features shared posts, details and photos where you're both tagged. facebook calls it a new tool. one user said she was ready to break up with her husband on facebook just to make that page go away. >>> it was a dramatic scene in one neighborhood. coming up we're going to show you how erupting in flames after an airplane comes crashing through. we'll have the har
the spotlight now and shines on a top u.s. military commander in afghanistan, general john allen. officials uncovered thousands of what they're calling potentially inappropriate e- mails between general allen and tampa socialite jill kelley. kelley is the woman who sparked the investigation into petraeus and paula broadwell. she called 911 yesterday to complain about reporters who had gathered outside her home. >> i'm an honoree council general, so i have involability. so they should not be able to cross my property. i don't know if you want to get diplomatic protection involved as well. but now they cross my property [ [ indiscernable ] >> kelley has done volunteer work with the military, but she is not a paid employee. >>> the deadline to pull u.s. troops out of afghanistan is set to end in 2014, but not every troop will be coming home. defense secretary leon panetta says that the administration is still working on some of the post-pullout details. he says a decision should be made in the coming weeks about how many troops will remain in afghanistan to help with security training and to
thank you. >>> and finally tonight, on this veterans day monday, a story of courage and the oath that u.s. forces take to protect the country, no matter the cost. even when the odds are stacked against them, even when their comrades have fallen. two and a half years ago, our own senior white house correspondent jake tapper saw the faces of some of these men and knew he had to write their story. and his new book, which comes out tomorrow is called "the outpost: an untold story of american valor." >> reporter: on october 3rd, 2009, i was at the hospital with my wife and my newborn son. out of the corner of my eye i caught a news story from afghanistan. >> eight soldiers lost their lives. >> reporter: an attack on a remote u.s. military base, combat outpost keating. >> i've been on three deployments, i've never seen that large a force attacking one static position. >> reporter: just 53 americans fought valiantly against up to 400 taliban insurgents. shown here on this terrifying video posted months later. and as i held my son, i learned of eight other sons taken from us that day, in what was
that killed the u.s. ambassador to libya and also he'll be talking about the fiscal cliff. >>> as that deadline now inches closer, lawmakers continue fighting over how to resolve this so-called cliff. so what if they can't reach an agreement? according to a new "washington post"/pew research center poll, this was connected after the election, 53% of americans say the republicans and congress would be more to blame. 29% would say it would be president barack obama's fault and 10% believe the president and republicans would share the blame. the poll also found the majority of americans think we will go over that cliff before the end of the year. >>> since losing the election, mitt romney has been losing facebook fans by the thousands. the "washington post" noticed a drop on friday when the gop presidential hopeful, well, he lost 593 likes in an hour, but it's not like he's hurting for social media pals. as of monday afternoon, he still had more than 12 million facebook fans and more than 1.7 million followers on twitter. >>> in news around the nation this morning, three p
. >> by the end of the high school i want to make it to u.s. national and by 2020 the olympic trials. >> we asked name all the owe vents you swim in. >> 400 -- 200, 50 free. 100ly. 000 i. the 500 free. >> he's better than good. kyle rivers is this woke's bel air honda student of the week. >> i want to talk more about this young man. after our interview was over and the camera shut down, he had one more thing to say. this was about the death of a classmate and fellow swimmer lewis lohan thal. our camera came back on to record keel's thoughts. >> last week a classmate of mine passed away and he was a swimmer. lately i've been thinking about him as i get into the wart and i want to continue to excel. >> that's kyle rivers right there. if you know a student athlete has deserving as kyle, we want to hear about it. go to abc2news.com/athlete. who knows, you could end up seeing them here. >>> speaking of students yesterday we brought you a principal puckering up for a pig. today the staff at bell hair elementary -- bel air elementary got pied. through their efforts and sponsors, they ended up raising mo
. the u.s. chamber of commerce will have a job fair for veterans. the hiring our heroes event will take place on north gay street. veterans must show their military id to participate. >>> black friday deals, there arriving earlier this year. the customers will get the discounts on line starting november 18th which is 5 days before black friday. kmart will open thanksgiving day. wal-mart made the announcement this week. >>> if you love irish food and music. head out to the fairgrounds. the maryland irish festival kicks off and runs through sunday. there will be exhibits. music and dance and a lot of vendors with all sorts of things irish. >>> the 2012 idols and icons auction is kicking off in california. some items is up for grabs and julie garland's wizard of oz costume. superman costume and blueprints of snow white's castle at disney from 1955. >>> and bond is back. sky fall opens this weekend. danele craig is the spy, oo 7. and he must prove that he is not only alive but he has not lost
a cease-fire brokered by egypt and turkey obviously with the pressure of the u.s. and great britain or are we going to see that ground invasion by israel? prime minister netanyahu said they're ready to expand their ground operation and know egypt and turkey are working feverishly to strike some sort of deal but the signal, the sounds coming out of jerusalem is they aren't finished with this operation yet, but certainly here in gaza people are hoping that some sort of cease-fire will come about very soon. >> thanks to alex and now let's bring in christiane amanpour who joins us from jerusalem. christiane, what is the situation there militarily? are there still fears of a ground war? >> reporter: martha, from the military point of view, they want to just get rid of as much of hamas' rocket-launching capability as possible. i just talked to a senior military official here, an israeli official who said they seemed to be quite pleased with what they've done so far. in a thousand sorties they've taken out quite a lot of the rocket-launching capability so if there is to be a ground offensi
packages for u.s. troops serves overassesses. >>> a school district in missouri says it may stop teaching kids how to write in cursive. they say technology has made the practice obsolete, so what do students think about it? >> i think they should teach it, like, because we will have a second way to write. >> you don't use it because if you order something online, if you don't need cursive. >> no word on when the final decision could be made, but banning cursive could be a thing that's happening in districts. >>> $1.84 for a gallon of gas. it is not a mistake if you see that. why one area gas station now has those low prices at the pumps but only for today. >> and we're going to take live with charlie in atlantic city right now to check out the damage there and see how close. >> traffic's really starting to pick up on 695 at old court road and we are dealing with several accidents across the region. i'll have the details coming up on good morning maryland. it's oysternomics 101. you start with a u.s. senator named ben. by helping restore thousands of acres of oyster beds, he kept hundreds
. along with u.s., maine, minnesota, and washington state have an initiative on the ballot regarding same sex marriage. >>> if you want to vote on the issue, you can always go to the polling places ahead of election day. early voting continues through tomorrow. sandy caused early voting to be canceled monday and tuesday, but friday was added as a voting day, and polling hours were extended. the polls will be open from 8 a.m. until 9 p.m. today and tomorrow so you still have some time. and the question is do you need a big coat or a lighter coat. either way you're going to need one. >>> i'd go for the big coat. >> i would too. >> let's talk about what's going on in the satellite and radar department this morning. let's start with the radar because we still do see some remnants of some wet weather, and all this is courtesy of sandy which is pulling away out into canada right now. still leaving snow in portions of pennsylvania is west virginia. this will be the trend throughout the day. the trend for us will be mainly cloud cover. we do see a few light showers, even sprinkles around carroll
. the international energy agency predicts the u.s. will be the world's top oil producer in five years and will be all but self-sufficient in 20 years. the agency is predicting natural gas will become the largest single fuel in the u.s. >>> a new report says that we are doing better at keeping up with our mortgage payments. the percentage of mortgage holders two months or more behind other payments is now the lowest that it's been in three years. that's because the housing market is improving. and low interest rates are making it easier to refinance. >>> the effectiveness of a top flu treatment is now being questioned. a top british medical journal says there is no evidence showing that tamiflu really stops influenza. dozens of governments around the world stock tamiflu in case there's a global flu outbreak. the world health organization says it is convinced that tamiflu does work. but british researchers want to see more data. >>> a new pepsi flavor in japan does diet soda one better. it contains dextrin that supposedly reduces fat in the body. pepsi has introduced flavors in japan like strawberry, s
jets opened fire on an unmanned u.s. drone. the pentagon says last thursday, the drone was conducting routine surveillance in international air space, 16 miles off the coast of iran. they say iranian war planes fired multiple rounds, but they missed. >>> and back here at home, a bizarre scene involving a stolen plane. dramatic new video shows the jet speeding past the terminal, crashing into fences, slicing through buildings with its wings, as the pilot tried to use the plane as an escape vehicle. and abc's jim avila has more. >> reporter: the wild ride on this stolen passenger jet, that left so many questions in july about airport security, now, from surveillance cameras all around the st. george utah airport, some disturbing answers about what could be the weakest link. bashed wire perimeter fences. police releasing caught on tape video that traces the midnight attempt by a fugitive rogue pilot to literally launch an escape by stealing the plane. brian hedglin uses his coat and thick gloves to climb the razor wired fence. and here, he can be seen scurrying across the tarmac. look cl
.com. >>> every day, 30,000 commercial planes take off in the u.s., packed with people and stress. and thousands of flight attendants are now preparing for the thanksgiving flights and they're testing time when passengers can push them to the break point. abc's senior national correspondent jim avila. >> reporter: they are famously caught on tape -- airborne freakouts. >> if you have [ bleep ], this is your time. >> reporter: this american eagle flight attendant roughly inviting passengers to, how do they say it, deplane? the infamous jet blue flight attendant steven slater, who grabbed a beer from the galley. >> are you going to lose your job? >> more than likely. >> reporter: and bolted through the emergency exit at new york's jfk. >> we just had a slide deployment. it was intentionally deployed. >> the job has become more stressful, because when passengers get on, they're already stressed. >> reporter: sheila dail is a veteran us airways flight attendant. she suffered her own traumatic and incredibly stressful day back in 2009, aboard the miracle on the hudson flight that crash landed in the
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number of women serving in the u.s. senate. >> go, girls. and missouri democrat, claire mccaskill was able to keep her senate seat. todd akin badly damaged his campaign by his comments on pregnancy and rape. and michele bachmann, we'll keep an eye on it. her seat is in jeopardy, as well. >> and there's some backlash. >>> we have all of the state-by-state results online. for a closer look at that, check out abcnews.com. >>> and so, what is next now that president obama has pulled off such a decisive win? >> we're going to tell you. up next, the real story behind this election and what it could mean for the next four years. you're watching a special edition of "america this morning." introducing the all-new 2013 chevrolet malibu, our greatest malibu ever. ♪ >>> i have listened to you. i have learned from you. and you've made me a better president. and with your stories and your struggles, i return to the white house more determined and more inspired than ever about the work there is to do and the future that lies ahead. >> president obama, celebrating a decisive win this we
. most of the east coast of the u.s. was asleep, residents of dixville notch a tiny village in new hampshire headed to the polls to cast the first votes in the u.s. presidential election. after 43 seconds of voting, president obama and republican mitt romney each had 5 votes. as machines prepared to vote a poll shows president obama pulling ahead by 3 points. but within the margin of error among likely voters. >> hello, iowa. >> reporter: an emotional final rally monday night the president asked iowa to help him finish what he started. >> but we are here because we have more work to do. we are not done yet on this journey we have got more road to travel. >> reporter: the president's pitch earlier in the day that he is the same idealist he was four years ago. >> you see the scars on me to prove it. you have seen the gray hair on my head. to show you. what it means to fight for change. >> reporter: for mitt romney, a push to the finish. starting in florida monday, then virginia and ohio and new hampshire nearing midnight. >> perhaps your family and friends have not made up who they a
and reselling it at salvage yards to get the money. a lot of people think it's related to drugs. >> the u.s. department of energy estimates this costs the u.s. economy around $1 billion per year. texas is the number two state for having to deal with the problem. they take anything from the coils from lights at a high school stadium to off the air conditioner at a church. they don't care who it is. they just want the metal for the money. >> these units are anywhere from $15,000 to $20,000, so it's costing them a ton of money to repair, a ton of money to fix. at this particular warehouse, this happened twice in a seven-day period. >> they got a new one and it happened again? >> it happened again. the sheriffs department in harris county released the video because they haven't caught these guys, and as you can see, they did it in broad daylight. >>> wild finish to an end of a high school football game. you almost have to see twice to believe what happened here. this is bergen catholic out of new jersey travelled to d.c. to play friendship academy. >> so bergen catholic, white uniform? >> yes.
's a member of the u.s. army. and as you can see, it's an emotional reunion. she had no idea it was coming. >> i love you, baby girl. >> i love you, too. >> any idea how long major banks was deployed? >> major banks was completing his third tour of duty, and he's been gone for the last eight months. >> and the whole world just disappears for her at this moment. >> yeah. >> she's just so into her dad at that moment. nothing else matters, you can tell. >> gets you choked up, because you see how much love there is right there in that moment between the two of them. you're right. the rest of the world doesn't exist any longer. >> i missed you, too, baby. >>> it's monday, everybody, and we are giving away another ipad 3. now, we had a little problem with friday's giveaway in some cities. so we're tacking on an extra day to our giveaway. >> yep. adding an extra day and another ipad so we'll be doing this thing all the way through thanksgiving day. >> showing a little extra love. right, steven? >> right. in a bit we'll tell you monday's buzzword and how to enter. >> remember, you have to be 18 ye
acceptable not that it isn't in the u.s. the breast-feeding doll, suckling sound prompted by sensors sewn into a halter top, nipples of little girls. the little girls have to put the sensor top on. suckling sound. as a mom i can say my daughter was intrigued when i was breast-feeding my son. but i don't know. >> so it doesn't actually, just -- >> makes the sound. >> does a little girl need to get into all that. >> they do everything else, push carts. strollers. >> that's not bodily. okay. >> i don't know. >> another story, clearly, how do you top the breast-feeding doll? >> we don't have time to get into this one. >> still time for the polka. [ instrumental "world news now" polka plays ] ♪ ♪ >>> this morning on "world news now" -- a drastic move. in an attempt to get a handle on the gas shortage in the sandy storm zone. >> new york had resisted rationing at stations but that is about to change in a big way. it's friday, november 9th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >>> well that drastic move taking place right here in new york city as more and more people grow a
the treats in care packages for u.s. troops serving overseas. other organizations mounting similar efforts include operation shoe box and the operation stars and stripes trick-or-treating for the troops projects. the year kids seeing images of the aftermath of super storm sandy may help. consider donating the treats to kids on the east coast. >>> now, maryland's most act -- accurate forecast. >> more information on how much rain and snow we got across our state from sandy. look at this rain total map. the highest totals was the eastern shore, 12 inches in spots. we think there are some indications that could have gotten 14 inches. that's why the flooding was so severe. more than half oi foot for most of the western shore. out in the western part of the state, several inches of precipitation. how much snow? red house over 30 inches. if you haven't seen the totals, they are shocking. two feet in oakland and nearly 30 inches in west virginia, even in tennessee gets 22 inches. still the state of emergency to the west, national guard trying to get in there. big-time power outages. the same thin
car. she drove with him on the car for about 300 yards. she was arrested. >>> the u.s. supreme court is taking up the issue of drug sniffing dogs. justices are trying to decide if those police k-9s k-9s can justify searches of homes and cars. one case involved a search where officers conducted surveillance outside a private residence and then went on to the porch before getting a warrant. recent studies raised questions about the accuracy of k-9 drug alerts and that decision isn't expected for a couple months but it is being taken up today. >>> do you remember how much you paid the last time you filled up your gas or four years ago. it was a lot less, and that is why you might have to shell out a lot less if you go to a particular place. we're going to tell you today why it's going to be just like it was in 2008. we have details on that straight ahead. >> and the harsh reality of sandy's destruction is now starting to sink in for some. the emotional pictures of a man coming to terms with everything that he has lost. we're going to share that with you when we come back. a winter wonde
this is the first veterans day in ten years that u.s. troops are not fighting in iraq. and that the war in afghanistan is winding down. >> after a decade of war, our heroes are coming home. and over the next few years more than a million service members will transition back to civilian life. they will take off their uniforms and take on a new and lasting role. they will be veterans. >> the nfl is honoring veterans with its salute to service campaign. for every point scored in a total of 32 games, $100 is donated to charities that help vets and active duty military. >> that's grit to hear. great to hear too. all the veterans out there, we ten our hat to you. thank you for awful your sacrifices big and small. >> wonderful in a sense that, of course we honor our veterans. it's been ten years, and we don't have any one fighting in iraq. any one losing their lives. >> big smile stone for the country. >> a big one. >> and winding down 2014. good. >>> we have heard from the tampa woman who set off a chan of events which led to the resignation of cia director david petraeus. in a statement last
and 13 hurt. >>> we'll find out what the u.s. postal service expects from the holiday mailing and shipping season. the deadline to mail the packages to service members overseas is next tuesday, the 13th. >>> and flying to see family and friends over thanksgiving will be crowded and expensive. 24million people will fly between november 16th and tuesday november 27th. that's up, they say, 150,000 from last year. >>> the governor will be the keynote speaker at morgan state university's founder's day convocation. the school is celebrating the 144th anniversary. and the contributions that it made to the community throughout the history. >>> for the first time the majority of puerto ricans voted in favor of state hood. the vote was non-binding. right now 4 million residents are citizen whose cannot vote for president. >>> and sandy struck and people are without necessarities. stunts at towson want to help. today they're collecting supplies and donations to send to parts of maryland. delaware, new jersey and new york. they will be set up at the activity center on campus and there wil
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at the u.s. naval can't. warm breezy day. man, will it be different tomorrow. we'll talk about it straight ahead. [ knocking ] oh, no, i got to go. oh, can you make that to go? these days, nobody has time to get sick. but minuteclinic makes it easy to get well. our nurse practitioners can diagnose and write prescriptions for everything from strep throat to sinus infections with no appointment necessary, so you can feel better in no time. you guys want to go to the park? yeah! yeah! minuteclinic, the medical clinic in cvs/pharmacy. accepts united healthcare benefit plans. find a clinic near you at minuteclinic.com. >>> you can add toys 'r us to the list of stores adding black friday. there will be more than 200 door bifortses for early shoppers, including gifts cards for apple products. the chain has been work hard to promote its electronics. >> another looming problem for the airline tri-- industry. airlines are facing a serious pilot shortage. requirements are going into effect. they will raise the cost and time to train new pilots while pay cuts and demanding schedules make the
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